2024 Tickets go on sale in May 



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Below are the 2023 prices as a guide

Ticket Prices

Early Bird until 1st August (11.59pm)  

Standard/ On gate  
 Adults (16+)  £8.00
 £ 10.00  
Children (aged 11-15)  £2.50
 £ 3.00  
Children (10 and under)  free  free  
Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children)       £18.50
 £ 23.00  

      Your tickets are valid for EITHER Saturday 5th OR Sunday 6th August. They will be scanned on entry and cannot be scanned twice.

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Frequently asked questions:


No coaches please, there's no suitable parking or drop-off


Car parking is free


When does the festival open and close?

Gates open at 10am on both days with last entry at 4.30pm. Trading ceases at 5.00pm.   Please follow festival road signs that will direct you to the festival car parks.  


Can I bring my dog to the festival?

Friendly dogs are welcome at the festival providing they are kept on a lead and are well behaved. Please do not leave your dog in your car for any reason. Should your dog constantly bark or annoy any other festival goers you will be asked to leave. 

Can I pay by credit or debit card at the festival?

We have a good mobile signal at our new venue, but the network might get a bit busy. Bring cash too!

Is camping available?

There is no public camping on site. The nearest camping is at Little Rodmore Camping https://www.littlerodmore.co.uk/ less than 2km away.

Is there disabled parking?

Yes disabled parking is available. 

Are there disabled facilities?

Yes we provide disabled toilet facilities.

Is there a reduced rate for disabled people?

The Great Dorset Chilli Festival does not wish to discriminate against visitors with disabilities therefore the full admission rate will be charged. Contact us for carers' rates.

Coach parking?

There is no parking available for coaches.

Can tickets be bought in advance?

Advance tickets are non refundable, unless the event is cancelled. A booking fee will be forfeited.

My tickets haven’t arrived by email

Please check your junk folder to see if the email has been sent there. If not, please email tickets@greatdorsetchillifestival.co.uk with your details.

2023 Ticket Rollovers

If you registered on the 2023 Ticket Refund or Rollover Request Form by the 31st August 2023 deadline (extended to 29 October 2023) to rollover your 2023 ticket to the 2024 GDCF, please check back here in the New Year for details of how to get your 2024 tickets.

Contact Details

SureFire Event Management
Blandford Forum

T: 01258 447 040
E: info@greatdorsetchillifestival.co.uk

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